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Goldman Cuts US Fixed Income Research

05/06/2016
As part of its most recent downsizing, Goldman Sachs is restructuring its U.S. credit-research team within the bank’s global investment-research unit, eliminating seven from the team of 35, according to ...
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Cowen Buys CRT’s Fixed Income Business

03/23/2016
Cowen Group, a mid-sized NY investment bank, acquired the fixed income research, sales and trading businesses of CRT Capital, which has now pivoted away from its core business since its ...
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Nomura Strategist Sets Up FX Boutique

01/15/2016
Jens Nordvig, a highly ranked foreign exchange strategist from Nomura Securities, has left to start his own research boutique, Exante Advisors. Nordvig was ranked #1 in Currency Strategy by Institutional ...
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Fixed Income Researcher Gimme Credit Hires New CEO

01/06/2016
Gimme Credit LLC, an independent fixed income research provider, hired a new CEO as it looks to exploit cutbacks in investment bank fixed income research. Michael Connor, the CEO of ...
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Kroll Bond Rating Recapitalizes for Growth

11/05/2015
Kroll Bond Rating Agency recently accepted a capital infusion from existing shareholder, Wharf Street, enabling the firm to expand overseas and grow its corporate finance business.  Wharf Street now owns ...
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R.W. Pressprich Hires Desk Analyst

04/01/2015
John Kempf has joined fixed-income broker/dealer R.W. Pressprich as a Managing Director and senior desk analyst covering the high yield energy sector. Kempf, a CFA, was previously a Managing Director, ...
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Credit Rater DBRS Sold to PE Firms

12/23/2014
DBRS, a Canadian credit rating agency, will be sold to a group of investors led by the private equity firms Carlyle Group and Warburg Pincus for an undisclosed amount rumored ...
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Hearst Increases Stake in Fitch for $2 Billion

12/12/2014
Hearst Corporation is paying $1.97 billion for an additional 30 percent stake in Fitch Group, the parent of the third-largest credit ratings firm.  Fitch's valuation in the transaction is around ...
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Moody’s Completes Ownership of Copal Amba

12/08/2014
Moody’s Corporation completed its acquisition of the remaining outstanding shares of Copal Amba.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Moody’s purchased a majority share in Copal Partners in 2011 ...
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Moody’s Buys Lewtan Technologies

10/27/2014
Moody’s Corporation acquired Lewtan Technologies, a leading provider of analytical tools and data for the global structured finance market.  Terms were not disclosed. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Lewtan provides data ...